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Good Mental Health and COVID-19 – Part II

Good Mental Health and COVID-19 – Part II

Greetings, I hope this information finds you to be in the best of health as we all find ourselves continually challenged by the COVID-19 virus.  Now one year into the pandemic, we had to make some major lifestyle adjustments to stay safe such as testing, wearing a...

Four Ways to Know You’re Ready to Begin Therapy

Four Ways to Know You’re Ready to Begin Therapy

By Helen Paulsen, LMSW Knowing your readiness for therapy is important for maximizing your experience and outcomes from therapy. In this blog article, we explore a few important subjective factors for helping inform your decision-making process. You’ve got your own...

What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?

What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Boundaries?

Written by: Katie Heaney Read the original article here. The other day, a friend called me on the phone to complain about another friend — a cherished hobby for us both. In 2019, or any year before it, the inciting event would have been an inoffensive request: My...

When Doing Leads to Stress – Just Be!

When Doing Leads to Stress – Just Be!

Hello! My name is Steven. How would you like to begin your session today? Counseling with me is not necessarily a time when you come to go over an agenda or to learn a set format of steps to fix a problem. Yes, therapy can be about that and goal setting (and we will...

I’m A Psychiatrist Who Treats Health Workers

I’m A Psychiatrist Who Treats Health Workers

Written by: Jessi Gold Read the original article here.  A couple of Saturdays ago, I slept in until 11 a.m. I haven’t done that since college. As I peeled myself out of bed, I convinced myself it was just one of those days. I must’ve needed the sleep, and a lot of it....

Social Media Could End Marriage As We Know It

Social Media Could End Marriage As We Know It

Chioma is having troubles with her mother-in-law. I know because she made it headline news on her social media page. She does not share her concerns with the other party in the nuptial contract or with a trained counsellor, but with aliens on social media who are...

Growth Mindset in a Period of Stress

Growth Mindset in a Period of Stress

Welcome to the final weeks of 2020. Let’s ponder for a moment about our expectations for the year when it started, back in January. Perhaps we had some ideas, some to-do list items, or even some “resolutions”. Now we are approaching a new year on our calendar, when...